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Big, Bigger, Biggest! - Growing Giant Pumpkins

Saturday, February 17, 2018
10:00am – 12:00pm

Windham County Extension Center

You have gone to the county and state fairs and seen the giant pumpkins with the ribbons and prizes. Now you have decided to grow your own and be the envy of all your friends and family! Well, we can’t promise the latter but by attending this class you will learn the elements involved and required to grow big pumpkins. Seed selection, site, soil and plot requirements, nutrient and water delivery methods, pest and pathogen controls and cultural methods to summon to Great Pumpkin will all be covered.


John LoRusso

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn Master Calendar

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